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🇮🇸 Iceland, (IS)

Akranes is is a port town located on the west coast of Iceland. It is approximately 20 km north of Reykjavik. The most important resource in Akranes is the fishing industry.

If you plan to move to Akranes from the U.S. temporarily or for a long period of time, you will need to make arrangements as far in advance as you can so you can bring your car with you. A1 Auto Transport Service can provide you with the information you need to transport your vehicle with ease.

Cost & Time Examples For Shipping a Car to Akranes

To/FromGroundOceanEstimated Time
Akranes to (New York port)
to New York, NY
$275$24005+17 days
Akranes to (California port)
to Los Angeles
$350$38005+31 days
Akranes to (New York port)
to Boston, MA
$400$24005+17 days
Las Vegas, NV to (California port)
to Akranes
$450$38005+31 days
Akranes to (California port)
to Seattle, WA
$550$38006+31 days
Akranes to (New York port)
to Detroit, MI
$575$24006+17 days
Chicago, IL to (New York port)
to Akranes
$675$24006+17 days
Denver, CO to (California port)
to Akranes
$775$38007+31 days
Memphis, TN to (New York port)
to Akranes
$800$24006+17 days
Dallas, TX to (California port)
to Akranes
$1,025$38007+31 days

*Prices and times are estimated. They can vary depending on the season and the type of vehicle.

*Save the ground transport cost by delivering the vehicle to the nearest port.

*Allow an additional 10 days to process the documents.

*Prices are for 1 car in a dedicated 20ft container. This is the safest and most reliable way to transport a vehicle internationally. Other items may be included in the container to help save you money when moving.

*Using the RoRo (roll on, roll off) method is less expensive and shipments can be completed in fewer days. Contact us now for a free RoRo quote.

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Regulations when Importing your Vehicle.

When shipping your vehicle to Akranes, you will need to follow the rules and regulations that are set into place. For example, you need to own your vehicle for at least six months before you can ship it over to Iceland. You also need to be in the U.S for at least twelve months before you can ship your vehicle to Akranes. According Iceland Customs Regulations, you cannot sell your vehicle while you are in Akranes. You also cannot allow others to drive your vehicle while there. When you are ready to go back to the U.S, you will need to take your vehicle with you. Before you can pick up your vehicle, you will need to prove that you are the owner.

A1 Auto Transport service will work with you so you can get the right documentation for everything to make moving to Iceland must easier. You will need to have the right documentation so you can verify the information to customs.

Required Documents Needed to Import.

You will need to submit the proper documentation at least seven days before your vehicle is due to be transported out. These documents include:

  • Your passport.
  • Driver's License of both U.S and Iceland.
  • Insurance policy valid for Iceland.
  • Invoice of the vehicle in your name.
  • Registration/title deed.
  • Certificate Declaration of Duty Free, if applicable.
  • Resident work and visa permit.
  • Freight shipping invoice.
  • Bill of Lading.

Requirements to Import your Car to Iceland.

Your vehicle will need to be legal in the United States. As per The Iceland Customs Department you will need to verify that you have lived outside of Iceland for less than one year. You will have thirty days to transport your car to Akranes. You will need to pay all customs and duties before you are allowed to transport. You can get a quote from A1 Auto Transport Service so you will have an idea of how much this will cost. The cost will also depend on the method of shipping you choose; Roll On/ Roll Off or container shipping.

If you want to ship your vehicle on a budget, you can choose Roll On/ Roll Off method. If you are going to bring your household items, you will want to choose the container shipping instead. The prices will vary because the container shipping is more expensive however you can bring everything at once. Be sure to mention this with A1 Auto Transport Service. You can visit the Embassy of Iceland to get more information on their policies on shipping.

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After college, he started his career in the auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood. 

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